The Agricultural Research Division at the University of Nebraska brings together world-class faculty, facilities, and research to benefit Nebraska and the world in areas of agriculture, food, and technology.
Lincoln, Neb. — Humanity has finally gotten to know one of its oldest, hardiest crops on a genetic level.
An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages.
Lincoln, Neb. — A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.